Doctor Who-Early Adventures 3.2: Fifth by Bowerman Lisa Hrycek-Robinson Toby Webster Tom
In 2014 Big Finish started a new range of Doctor Who stories bringing back original cast members from the 1960s eras in order to tell new stories: they're audio tales in black and white
The Doctor Ian Barbara Vicki and Jospa land the TARDIS on the homeworld of the Arunde. Emerging into the jungle that covers the planet and encountering the strange wildlife dwelling within the travellers are unaware that the true rulers live high above them in the trees. The ape-like members of the tribe are in trouble. The last Matriar's nest has been lost to the surface and the people are hungry...Maybe these strangers may be responsible. And some believe they may be salvation. The TARDIS crew are about to find themselves in the middle of somebody else's battle. But there's more at stake than even they can know. This range of era-authentic new stories has been hugely popular with fans with a further two series already commissioned
William Russell returns to play his character from the very first Doctor Who story in 1963 - the Doctor's companion Ian Chesterton. Actor Jemma Powell is familiar to Doctor Who fans for her role as Jacqueline Hill in 2013's drama-mentary about the origins of Doctor Who - An Adventure in Space and Time. Jacqueline Hill played the original companion Barbara a role Jemma now takes on. CAST: William Russell (Ian/The Doctor) Maureen O'Brien (Vicki/Narrator) Jemma Powell (Barbara/Fula) James Joyce (Jospa) Kate Byers (Sharna) Elliot Cowan (Gark) and Orlando James (Krube).